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Solving For X

Problems might be different, but the way you process them should not.

You need to give structure to your decision-making.

The ability to solve problems well is the ability to take a complex issue you’re facing and break it down into a step-by-step formula that helps you identify the root of the problem.

Three parts to Solve for X:

  • Investigate. Find out the real causes of the issue, the impact of the problem, and how urgent it is
  • Solve. List out possible solutions and their consequences
  • Implement. Who will be responsible for the project and how it will change future situations

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